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Recruiting Top Professionals a Key Challenge for UK Family-Run Businesses

Simply saying the estimated three million or so family-run businesses in the UK form the backbone of the UK economy hugely understates their importance.

Not only does the figure represent almost two-thirds of SMEs in the country as whole, family-run businesses also employ between them...

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Posted by Jesse Maida in Business, on 2014-11-22 06:48 with Comments

Iceland Tops Global Gender Equality Index for the Sixth Year in a Row

Iceland still leads the world in gender equality as it has been ranked first place by having the world’s smallest gender gap for the sixth year in a row. The other Nordic countries make up the rest of... Read More

Posted by Nick Huang in Business, World, on 14 Nov 2014 02:05 with Comments

Germany Named World's Most Favourite Country

The Unites States is no longer the World’s favourite country according to the Simon Anholt 2014 GFK Nation Brands Index. After five years at the top, Germany has topped the United States to take over... Read More

Posted by Jesse Maida in , on 13 Nov 2014 02:56 with Comments

Important Things to Consider When You Expand

The world is getting smaller every day. It’s only natural that as the planet becomes so insular, you’d want to take advantage of that shrinkage to grow your business. After all, if you can hire contra... Read More

Posted by Jesse Maida in Business, on 13 Nov 2014 01:19 with Comments

China’s Singles Day Becomes an Online Shopping Sensation With over $8 billion Sales

Beating Black Friday in the US and Boxing Day in the UK, China’s Singles Day (11th November) is now the world’s largest online shopping festival. China’s E-commerce giant Alibaba becomes the biggest w... Read More

Posted by Jesse Maida in , on 12 Nov 2014 12:00 with Comments

Women in the IT Industry in India are Paid 30% Less Than Men

The IT industry in India is one of the country’s most important in terms of economic contribution and continues to grow rapidly. In 1998 this sector formed only 1.2% of the economy in the country but... Read More

Posted by Jesse Maida in Asia, on 07 Nov 2014 05:42 with Comments

Apple Named Most Innovative Company for 9th Year in a Row

Apple has been named the most innovative company in the world by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) for the 9th year in a row. The survey has been around since 2005 and consists of 1,500 innovation exe... Read More

Posted by Jesse Maida in Technology, on 05 Nov 2014 05:45 with Comments

How To Securely Share Files Within Your Company

Most business personnel engage in numerous file exchanges each day, over the web, email and other platforms. However, cyber criminals are finding ways to intercept files shared within companies over t... Read More

Posted by Jesse Maida in Business, on 04 Nov 2014 07:54 with Comments